Books

How Not To Be Wrong

Two years ago today, in the midst of an awful family crisis, I started therapy after finally admitting that I wasn’t providing people I love with the help & support they needed. I did it more in desperation than in… Read More ›

A Man & His Car

Man-about-town and NYC men’s style fixture Matt Hranek is back with his second book, A Man & His Car. Here is a beautiful homage to an object of men’s obsession, told in firsthand and original interviews. Jay Leno, a major… Read More ›

The Cartiers

The Cartiers is the revealing tale of a jewelry dynasty—four generations, from revolutionary France to the 1970s. At its heart are the three Cartier brothers whose motto was “Never copy, only create” and who made their family firm internationally famous… Read More ›

Blankets

Set against the snowbound, rural isolation of Wisconsin, Thomson’s story charts the progress of Craig, a boy born into a devoutly Christian family. A childhood darkened by abuse later flowers into companionship and love as Craig meets Raina, a girl… Read More ›

At Glacier’s End

This stunning coffee table book offers not only striking visuals, but an environmental and cultural message as well, following the conservation movement to preserve Iceland’s rivers so when borders do open to us again, we can all find the nation… Read More ›

Breath

There is nothing more essential to our health and wellbeing than breathing: take air in, let it out, repeat 25,000 times a day. Yet, as a species, humans have lost the ability to breathe correctly, with grave consequences. In Breath,… Read More ›

Democracy for Sale

The story of how undisclosed donations have infiltrated British politics, undermining public faith in democracy and fuelling the rise of populism across the West… More here. This looks like a decent read.

30 mm Chronometer by Erich Lexer

Before we take a closer look at Erich Lexer’s 30 mm Chronometer, let’s have a look at its “protagonist”. Omega produced the 30 mm caliber from 1939 until 1963. The book deals with this movement’s chronometer-certified version, which had a… Read More ›

The “resilience” issue

The new issue of Europa Star is devoted to the theme of “resilience”. Resilience of people, brands, technologies and networks in the face of a pandemic with consequences on an unprecedented scale. The issue that immediately follows will be the… Read More ›